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The Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple is the latest temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to return offering all living and proxy ordinances.
After closing all 168 temples worldwide in late March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Church continues to reopen its temples and advance their operations in a careful and cautious four-phase plan.
Counting all the current and projected temples and districts operating in Phase 3, including several that have temporarily paused operations because of local COVID-19 conditions, 156 of the Church’s 168 temples — or 92.9% — are designated now to be offering all living and proxy ordinances.
Add in the additional temples operating or projected to be operating in Phase 2-B and offering proxy baptisms and confirmations, and that makes 160 of the Church’s 168 temples — or 95.2% — offering at least some proxy ordinances in addition to all living ordinances by Oct. 26.
The Quetzaltenango temple was the only change with the updates published Tuesday, Oct. 26.
One temple that had been projected to move to Phase 3 in August still remains in Phase 2-B:
- Medford Oregon Temple, without a specific date
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